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Carpenters Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst Virginia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Carpenters in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,750
25th Percentile Wage
$33,740
50th Percentile Wage
$41,340
75th Percentile Wage
$50,240
90th Percentile Wage
$60,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,340
3.14% 11.32%
2016
$40,040
3.07% -
2015
$38,810
1.91% -
2014
$38,070
1.39% -
2013
$37,540
2.34% -
2012
$36,660
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Virginia ranges from $28,770 to $41,980. The highest paying area for carpenters in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $41,980. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $41,870). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $28,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$41,980
Charlottesville
$41,870
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$38,900
Harrisonburg
$38,460
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$37,530
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$37,500
Richmond
$37,230
Roanoke
$36,600
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,750
Lynchburg
$34,620
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$33,520
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$32,860
Danville
$28,770




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